Injured driver recovers 380% more than insurer’s first compensation offer

This case related to an accident which occurred near the A14 in Suffolk. My client was injured in a collision caused by another driver’s negligence. Expert evidence was obtained from a GP and then Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and, upon review of a post-accident MRI scan, it was confirmed that the claimant’s accident-related injuries would last for at […]

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Engineer recovers £17,500 after slipping at customer’s premises

The claimant worked as an engineer and was attending a customer’s site to perform maintenance work to their vehicles. He slipped whilst walking across the customer’s work-yard on ice. The ice had formed from water that had collected as a result of a leaking tap. Liability was admitted but, despite the claimant suffering a clear and significant shoulder […]

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Access (to Justice) Denied!

  The Government’s spending review in November 2015 saw George Osborne announce a rise in the small claims limit for personal injury cases from £1,000 to £5,000. Currently in the small claims court, each party pays their own legal costs, regardless of outcome. A successful claimant cannot recover any solicitor costs from the defendant if […]

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